Fluoxetine and Blunted affect - from FDA reports

Blunted affect is found among people who take Fluoxetine, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Escitalopram, and have Major depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,157 people who have side effects when taking Fluoxetine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 16, 2018

52,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine.
Among them, 16 people (0.03%) have Blunted affect

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluoxetine cause Blunted affect?

Time on Fluoxetine when people have Blunted affect *:

Gender of people who have Blunted affect when taking Fluoxetine *:

  • female: 53.33 %
  • male: 46.67 %

Age of people who have Blunted affect when taking Fluoxetine *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 4 people, 25.00%
  2. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 3 people, 18.75%
  3. Delirium (wild excitement): 2 people, 12.50%
  4. Suicide Attempt: 1 person, 6.25%
  5. Hepatitis C: 1 person, 6.25%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Escitalopram: 3 people, 18.75%
  2. Haloperidol: 2 people, 12.50%
  3. Ritonavir: 2 people, 12.50%
  4. Pyrazinamide: 2 people, 12.50%
  5. Lamivudine: 2 people, 12.50%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Thinking Abnormal: 5 people, 31.25%
  2. Aggression: 5 people, 31.25%
  3. Blood Prolactin Increased: 4 people, 25.00%
  4. Drowsiness: 4 people, 25.00%
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 4 people, 25.00%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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